Man charged for having drugs near children

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A McCracken County man is facing multiple drug charges after a drug bust Sunday night.

According to the McCracken County Sheriff's Department, around 9 p.m. deputies responded to a call about illegal drug activity at 5788 Metropolis Lake Road, apartment B.

According to a press release, a strong smell of marijuana was coming from inside the apartment.

Deputies asked a female about the smell and she said she knew nothing about it but that she shared the apartment with 20-year-old Chase Laster.

Marijuana and drug paraphernalia were found inside in plain view and Laster admitted that both  were his.

Laster was arrested on drug and paraphernalia charges in addition to wanton endangerment because the drugs were within reach of two small children living in the apartment.

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